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Fish Farm Report: Rockin' the Cradle

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For the first time this year, all seven of Miami's minor league affiliates were in action. If you count Miami's result, the organization was 1-7.

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Pacific Coast League (Triple-A)

New Orleans Zephyrs (36-37)

For the first time in nine games, the Omaha Storm Chasers got the better end of a game with the Zeps. They won by a 6-1 final in Omaha on Thursday night.

The Chasers scored two in the second, on a two-run single by Ramon Torres, then doubled their lead in the third on a Tony Cruz RBI-double and a Chris Reed wild pitch.

New Orleans scored in the top of the sixth, when Robert Andino scored on a Xavier Scruggs double play grounder, but Omaha added two more in the eighth on RBI singles from Alex Gordon and Jorge Bonifacio.

Player POS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG
Robert Andino SS 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .249
Tomas Telis C 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .305
Xavier Scruggs 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .277
Matt Juengel 3B 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .250
Destin Hood LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .254
Brady Shoemaker DH 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .206
Isaac Galloway CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .253
Kenny Wilson RF 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .213
Austin Nola 2B 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .236

Chris Reed lost to drop his record to 1-4 for the season, allowing five hits and five walks in four innings. Alec Mills (2-0, 2.31) won after going 6.2 innings and allowing a single earned run on five hits and three walks.

Player IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Chris Reed (L, 1-4) 4.0 5 4 4 5 4 0 3.42
Jo-Jo Reyes 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.72
Greg Nappo 3.0 5 2 2 3 3 0 5.85

Tomorrow night at 7:35PM, the Zephyrs will open a road series against the Memphis Redbirds. Justin Nicolino (3-2, 3.09) will get the start.

Southern League (Double-A)

Jacksonville Suns (31-41)

The Mississippi Braves defeated the Suns, 4-2 in Trustmark Park Thursday night.

The Suns struck first, on a JT Riddle RBI-single in the first inning, but the Braves came back for two in the second on a Johan Camargo RBI-single and a Victor Mateo sacrifice fly to make it 2-1, Braves.

The Braves added two more runs in the fourth inning on a Willians Astudillo RBI-single and a Camargo RBI-triple. The Suns answered in the fifth when Chris Curley scored Garrett Weber on a double play grounder.

Player POS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG
Yefri Perez CF 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .255
JT Riddle SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .247
Austin Dean LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .254
Brian Anderson 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .206
Peter Mooney 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .276
Garrett Weber 1B 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 .200
Ronnie Mitchell RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .222
Francisco Arcia C 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .247
Patrick Johnson P 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
Chris Curley PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .264
Austin Brice P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .154
Drew Steckenrider P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000

Patrick Johnson (3-4, 4.60) started and lost for Jacksonville, allowing four runs (three earned) on nine hits in four innings, striking out five. Victor Mateo (1-2, 3.89) earned the Mississippi victory by going 5.1 innings and giving up two runs (one earned) on five hits and four walks. Here's the wrap.

Player IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Patrick Johnson (L, 3-4) 4.0 9 4 3 0 5 0 4.60
Tim Berry 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 10.26
Austin Brice 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.88
Drew Steckenrider 2.0 0 0 0 0 4 0 2.45

The Suns will play Mississippi again tomorrow night at 7PM in game three of the five-game series. Asher Wojciechowski (0-0, 1.93) will take his turn in the rotation. He'll take on Rob Whalen (5-4, 2.16).

Florida State League (Single-A Advanced)

Jupiter Hammerheads (32-38)

The Fort Myers Miracle handed the Hammerheads a 5-1 loss on Thursday night.

The Miracle opened the scoring in the second inning, with RBI singles from Tanner Witt and Brian Navarreto. Jupiter answered with a run in the bottom of the frame, on a Rehiner Cordova RBI-single to halve the lead. Fort Myers made it 3-1 with a Chris Paul sacrifice fly in the third inning.

The score would remain 3-1 until the top of the ninth, when Niko Goodrum hit a two-RBI double off Travis Ballew to make it 5-1. It was Goodrum's third double and fourth overall hit of the game.

Dillon Peters (5-5, 3.43) took the loss, striking out five in 4.1 innings but giving up three earned runs on seven hits. Jose Adames pitched two scoreless innings in relief, and Scott Squier struck out four in 1.2 innings. Felix Jorge (7-3, 1.58) earned the win. Here's the recap.

Player POS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG
Jeremias Pineda CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .235
Dexter Kjerstad LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .249
John Norwood RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .251
Taylor Ard DH 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .236
Brad Haynal 1B 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .247
Chris Hoo C 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .266
Avery Romero 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .156
Brian Schales 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .219
Rehiner Cordova SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .165

Player IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Dillon Peters (L, 5-5) 4.1 7 3 3 0 5 0 3.43
Scott Squier 1.2 2 0 0 1 4 0 0.00
Jose Adames 2.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 4.86
Travis Ballew 1.0 3 2 2 0 0 0 4.50

The Hammerheads will conclude their series with the Miracle tomorrow afternoon at 5:30PM. Jeff Brigham (1-4, 5.73) will get the start opposite Keaton Steele (2-6, 4.30).

South Atlantic League (Class-A)

Greensboro Grasshoppers (40-32)

The Grasshoppers and the Crawdads combined for five runs in the first inning, and pitching held the fort the rest of the way in a 3-2 Greensboro win over Hickory on Thursday.

The Crawdads scored their two runs on a Jose Almonte RBI-single and an error by Grasshoppers third baseman Aaron Blanton. The Hoppers came back and scored three in the bottom of the first after an Anfernee Seymour walk, a Justin Twine single, and a Josh Naylor (8) three-run shot for what would be the final run of the ballgame. Here's the Hickory recap.

Player POS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG
Anfernee Seymour SS 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .282
Justin Twine 2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .263
Josh Naylor 1B 4 1 1 0 0 1 3 0 1 .263
Angel Reyes DH 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .304
Roy Morales C 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .298
Isael Soto RF 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .224
Zach Sullivan CF 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .259
Aaron Blanton 3B 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .143
Kyle Barrett LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .265
Casey Soltis LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .152

Chuck Weaver (7-4, 2.53) went six innings for Greensboro, striking out seven and giving up both runs (one earned) on five hits and a walk. CJ Robinson earned a four-out save, his 12th of the season.

Player IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Chuck Weaver (W, 7-4) 6.0 5 2 1 1 7 0 2.53
Andy Beltre (H, 1) 1.2 0 0 0 2 3 0 1.37
CJ Robinson (S, 12) 1.1 1 0 0 0 2 0 2.16

Tomorrow night at 7PM, the Grasshoppers will play in the third game of their four game series with the Crawdads.

New York-Penn League (Class-A Short Season)

Batavia Muckdogs (0-8)

Batavia lost their eighth in a row to start the season, 10-3 to get swept by the State College Spikes.

Batavia struck first, scoring a run on a Jhonny Santos RBI-groundout, but the Spikes answered by batting around and scoring six runs in the third. They tacked on another in the fifth and two more in the sixth before the Muckdogs scrapped home two in the bottom of the sixth on a Steven Farinaro wild pitch and a Isaiah White RBI-single.

Player POS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG
Corey Bird CF 5 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .400
Samuel Castro SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .130
Jhonny Santos RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .212
Kris Goodman 1B 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .276
Isaiah White LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .333
Aaron Knapp DH 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
Pablo Garcia C 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .227
JJ Gould 3B 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333
Mike Garzillo 2B 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000

Jordan Holloway lost to go to 0-1 with a 19.29 ERA, giving up six runs in 2.1 innings. Farinaro went six innings for the Spikes, giving up three runs on five hits and two walks. Here's the Spike-centric recap.

Player IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Jordan Holloway (L, 0-1) 2.1 5 6 5 3 2 0 19.29
Justin Langley 2.2 3 1 1 1 2 0 1.59
Parker Bugg 1.0 2 2 2 1 1 0 18.00
Chevis Hoover 1.1 1 1 1 2 1 0 6.75
Sam Perez 1.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00

Tomorrow night at 7:05PM, the Muckdogs will commence a road series against the Mahoning Valley Scrappers.

Gulf Coast League (Rookie)

GCL Marlins (0-1)

The GCL Cardinals defeated the GCL Marlins by a 7-4 final count at Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter, FL in the Gulf Coast League's opening game of the season.

Player POS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG
Walker Olis RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .250
Yefry Reyes 2B 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .200
Zachary Daly CF 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Branden Berry 1B 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250
James Nelson 3B 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
Marcos Rivera SS 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250
Terry Bennett LF 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .500
Jerett Rindfleisch C 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
Gunner Pollman C 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
Mathew Brooks DH 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 1 .500

The Cardinals broke the seal on the scoreboard in the top half of the third inning, when Delvin Perez took home on an Alberto Guerrero wild pitch.

The Cards added three runs in the top of the fifth on a Jarett Rindfleisch passed ball, a Dennis Ortega RBI-fielders' choice, and an Ortega stolen base followed by a Rindfleisch throwing error.

In the bottom of the inning, Matthew Brooks hit an RBI single and Rindfleisch scored on a Yefry Reyes single to bring the Marlins back to within two runs, at 4-2.

In the top half of the sixth, the Cardinals scored three more runs, first on a Dylan Carlson bunt-RBI single, a Carlos Rodriguez RBI-single, and a Starlin Balbuena RBI-groundout.

The Marlins came back with another two run inning in the bottom of the inning on a Marcos Rivera RBI-single and a Mathew Brooks sacrifice fly.

Cards pitcher Franyel Casadilla earned the win, giving up seven hits and a walk over five innings for only two earned runs.

Player IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Ivan Pineyro 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
Alberto Guerrero (L, 0-1) 3.0 4 1 1 2 4 0 3.00
Chad Smith 1.0 2 3 1 0 1 0 9.00
Manuel Rodriguez 4.0 5 3 3 0 3 0 6.75

Dominican Summer League (Rookie-Foreign)

DSL Marlins (3-14)

The Dominican League version of the Marlins dropped a 5-2 decision to the DSL Royals in early action on Thursday morning.

The Royals got it going in the bottom of the second on a Christian Perez RBI-single. The Marlins drew even in the top of the fifth on a Mario Prenza sacrifice fly. The Royals dropped two more on the board in the bottom part of the frame, with a Leonel Bejaran sacrifice fly and a Dennicher Carrasco double.

The Marlins drew to within a run at 3-2 in the top of the sixth, on a Luis Arcaya sacrifice fly, but the Royals got some breathing room when Leonel Bejeran run on an Edison Suriel wild pitch in the seventh and a Cristian Perez sacrifice fly in the eighth.

Player POS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG
Felix Arosemena SS 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .277
Wiklerman Rasquin CF 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .264
Luis Arcaya C 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .277
Jhon Garcia 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .233
Diego Brito 2B 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .244
Anderson Castro LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .190
Mario Prenza RF 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .185
Ezequiel Alfonzo 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .242
Enmanuel Rodriguez DH 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .071

Miguel De Los Santos earned the loss to go to 0-1 on the season, allowing three earned runs in 4.2 innings on six hits and a walk. Edison Suriel came on for 3.1 innings of relief, and allowed two earned runs on two hits and a walk. Randy Acevedo (1-0, 1.80) earned the victory for the Royals, allowing one run on four hits in five innings.

Player IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Miguel De Los Santos (L, 0-1) 4.2 6 3 3 1 2 0 2.40
Edison Suriel 3.1 2 2 2 1 2 0 3.48

Tomorrow morning at 10:30 AM, the youngsters will take on the DSL Athletics.